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F.N.B. Corporation Completes Merger with Yadkin Financial Corporation

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- PITTSBURGH, PA

F.N.B. CORPORATION COMPLETES MERGER WITH YADKIN FINANCIAL CORPORATION
FNB Welcomes Customers in New Markets in North Carolina and South Carolina


PITTSBURGH, PA – March 13, 2017 –F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB) today announced that on March 11, 2017, it successfully completed its merger with Raleigh, North Carolina-based Yadkin Financial Corporation (Yadkin).

As a result of the merger, FNB has nearly $30 billion in total assets and more than 400 locations, with operations spanning eight states. FNB now holds a top ten retail deposit share in five major metropolitan markets with populations greater than one million. The successful completion of this acquisition brings significant market share in the attractive, high-growth markets of Charlotte, Raleigh and the Piedmont Triad (Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point) in North Carolina in addition to our legacy markets of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Maryland and Cleveland, Ohio.

“The transformational merger with Yadkin establishes FNB as a leading regional franchise that now extends throughout the Mid-Atlantic and into the Southeastern U.S.,” said Vincent J. Delie, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer for F.N.B. Corporation. “We are excited to welcome our new customers in North and South Carolina and to introduce them to innovation, world-class products and our strong commitment to the communities we serve.”

The merger adds nearly 100 locations throughout North Carolina and upstate South Carolina to FNB’s multi-state branch network. Leveraging its proven regional model, FNB previously announced experienced local and divisional leadership who will serve its new markets.

Shares of Yadkin will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

About F.N.B. Corporation
F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a diversified financial services company operating in eight states. FNB holds a significant retail deposit market share in attractive metropolitan markets including: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; Cleveland, Ohio; and Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham and the Piedmont Triad (Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point) in North Carolina. The Company has total assets of nearly $30 billion, and more than 400 banking offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

FNB provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking and wealth management solutions through its subsidiary network which is led by its largest affiliate, First National Bank of Pennsylvania, founded in 1864. Commercial banking solutions include corporate banking, small business banking, investment real estate financing, international banking, business credit, capital markets and lease financing. The consumer banking segment provides a full line of consumer banking products and services, including deposit products, mortgage lending, consumer lending and a complete suite of mobile and online banking services. FNB’s wealth management services include asset management, private banking and insurance. The Company also operates Regency Finance Company, which has more than 75 consumer finance offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The common stock of F.N.B. Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FNB” and is included in Standard & Poor’s MidCap 400 Index with the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) Regional Banks Sub-Industry Index. Customers, shareholders and investors can learn more about this regional financial institution by visiting the F.N.B. Corporation website at www.fnbcorporation.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This document contains forward-looking statements which may contain FNB’s expectations or predictions of future financial or business performance or conditions, or otherwise anticipate the closing date of the proposed Transaction. This document/communication/information may also contain certain forward-looking statements, including certain plans, goals, projections and statements about the proposed Transaction, plans relative to the proposed Transaction, objectives, expectations and intentions regarding the proposed Transaction, the expected timing of the completion of the proposed Transaction, and other statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements, that do not describe historical or current facts, typically are identified by words such as, “believe”, “plan”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “outlook”, “estimate”, “forecast”, “will”, “should”, “project”, “goal”, and other similar words and expressions. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements are intended to be subject to the safe harbor provided under Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995.

In addition to factors previously disclosed in FNB’s reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the following risk factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking statements or historical performance: potential risks and challenges attendant to the successful conversions of core data systems; difficulties and delays in successfully integrating the FNB and Yadkin businesses or fully realizing cost savings and other benefits; business disruption following the completion of the transaction; changes in asset quality and credit risk; uncertainty regarding the policies and strategies of the Presidential Administration, which may result in unanticipated changes in general economic, political and regulatory environment or industry conditions; uncertainty in U.S. fiscal policy and monetary policy, including interest rate policies of the Federal Reserve Board (FRB); the inability to sustain revenue and earnings growth; changes in interest rates and capital markets; inflation; customer acceptance of FNB products and services; potential difficulties encountered by FNB in expanding into a new and remote geographic market; customer borrowing, repayment, investment and deposit practices; customer disintermediation; the introduction, withdrawal, success and timing of business initiatives; the inability to realize cost savings or revenues or to implement integration plans and other consequences associated with mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; the impact, extent and timing of technological changes, capital management activities, competitive pressures on product pricing and services; ability to keep pace with technological changes, including changes regarding maintaining cybersecurity; success, impact and timing of FNB’s business strategies, including market acceptance of any new products or services; and implementation of FNB’s banking culture, philosophy and strategies.

Additional risks include the nature, extent, timing and results of governmental and regulatory actions, examinations, reviews, reforms, regulations and interpretations, including those related to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and Consumer Protection Act and Basel III regulatory or capital reforms (including DFAST stress-testing protocols), as well as those involving the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), FRB, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB); the possibility that the anticipated benefits of the Transaction are not realized when expected or at all; the possibility that the Transaction may be more expensive to complete than anticipated, including as a result of unexpected factors or events; diversion of management’s attention from ongoing business operations and opportunities; potential adverse reactions or changes to business or employee relationships, including those resulting from the announcement or completion of the Transaction; and other factors that may affect future results of FNB. There is no assurance that any of the risks, uncertainties or risk factors identified herein is complete and actual results or events may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements contained in this document.

Additional factors that could cause results to differ materially from those described above can be found in FNB’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, which is on file with the SEC and available in the “Investor Relations & Shareholder Services” section of FNB’s website, www.fnbcorporation.com, under the heading “Reports and Filings” and in other documents FNB files with the SEC.

All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and are based on information available at that time. FNB assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements were made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events except as required by federal securities laws. As forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, caution should be exercised against placing undue reliance on such statements.

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Media Contact

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reel@fnb-corp.com

Analyst/Institutional Investor Contact
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lazzaro@fnb-corp.com

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